Showing posts from October, 2018

Halloween - Not My Favorite, But It Happens

I'm not a big fan of Halloween - the hype just gets to me after a while - but I am going to wear a costume and go to Trunk or Treat this evening. I will arrange a small ball game for kids to play in order to get their candy - I believe in earning things rather than just getting things. I have purchased my candy (all 798 pieces of it - I ate two pieces), and my costume is coming together. I've decided to be "The Napper." I can wear my big, comfy robe, my slippers, and some shorts underneath while also wearing my superhero cape. I'm not very good at making up costumes - I don't ever want to spend money, so I'm stuck with things around the house. I went trick or treating as a child dressed as an adult for SEVERAL years in a row - see what I mean? Last year, I went as Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock. It was a great mediocrity.

So, I am going out into the world, wearing my costume and getting ready for the post-Halloween crash.

Just in case you were wonderi…

TME Tuesday: Walk Like an Animal

As you know, if you read this blog regularly, I am involved in a songswap challenge led by the folks at Music Therapy Kids over on Facebook. I've decided to go the video production route, putting what I learned over the past month at the Ignite video challenge to use in this part of my life. This is the first time that I've really participated in a series of challenges, and I am not sure about all this, but I am trying. Anyway, the prompt this week was to share a song that addresses movement with the rest of the folks in the songswap, so I pulled out an old standby.

This comes from my sing about a bit of everything packet from way back in December 2016. This packet will be available on my website here - I will upload a link to the packet later today. In the meantime, look and see if there are any other editions that you might want to know more about...

Walk Like an Animal (AKA Animal Walking) addresses more than just movement, but movement is an essential part of the therapeutic…